Cheese Fondue

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Cheese FondueRecipe
Photo: James Baigrie
This easy cheese fondue recipe uses time-saving shortcuts like shredded Swiss cheese and ready-to-eat Alfredo pasta sauce.  Serve with sliced fruit and bread for a fun and easy party appetizer.
Makes 4 servings


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1 garlic clove, halved (optional)
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 10-ounce tub refrigerated Alfredo sauce
1 8-ounce bag shredded Swiss cheese (2 cups)
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon kirsch or brandy (optional)


Prep: 10 Minutes

Rub the garlic clove (if using) around the inside of a fondue pot or nonaluminum saucepan, then discard. Add the wine and heat to boiling. Reduce flame (or stovetop) to low and add the Alfredo sauce, Swiss cheese, and nutmeg. Stir constantly until the cheese is melted and very hot. Add the kirsch or brandy (if using).

Serve with cubes of bread, sliced pears, and sliced apples.

Created date

April 2004

Nutritional Information

Calcium 451 mg
Calories 337
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 9 g
Cholesterol 72 mg
Fat 23 g
Fiber 1 g
Iron 0 mg
Protein 19 mg
Satfat 15 g
Sodium 392 mg